Year: 2010

Learn Social Media Marketing in Las Vegas – Day After Affiliate Summit West

WIN a free ticket to Social Media Marketing Las Vegas – all you need to do to Tweet “Win a free ticket to #smlasvegas just after #asw11 Social Media Event in Vegas Jan 12 from @costpernews http://bit.ly/h8I1qr” If you’re coming for Affiliate Summit West, stay for Social Media Marketing 2011 and escape one more day of whatever it’s like where you live. If you’re lucky, your home airport will be snowed in and you’ll have …

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New Comics Day

I know it’s normally Tuesday, but I like going out for comics on Thursday. Yes, I’m Batman heavy…

I Love Dan Bricklin’s Note Taker HD App

You can use Note Taker HD to take notes, sketch diagrams, quickly and easily jot down names, phone numbers, to-do items, directions, and more. Pages are flexibly organized by date/time last modified, tags, favorites, and more, with thumbnail images of part of each page to help you find them later. Pages may be grouped together as multiple “sheets”. You can also email one or more pages as a single PDF file. VGA output is supported …

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The Cassandra Project

He rearranged himself in the chair. Winced and rotated his right arm. “Maybe that’s why they called it Cassandra,” he said. “Wasn’t she the woman who always brought bad news?” via lightspeedmagazine.com Fantastic short sci-fi story about the moon landings and international politics. Well written, quick and engrossing. I want this in novel form now, please.

Architectures of Participatory Learning

But the meat of the argument is about how the best explanation for many of the group phenomena we see online, from ICanHazCheezburger to Wikipedia, is that people like sharing with each other and collaborating. Not always, of course. But there are architectures of participation that encourage the kind of sharing and generosity that enriches us all, and by experimenting with them, we can create media and social change that harnesses millions of people to …

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Steve Jobs on Educational Entrepreneurism

When you have kids you think, What exactly do I want them to learn? Most of the stuff they study in school is completely useless. But some incredibly valuable things you don’t learn until you’re older – yet you could learn them when you’re younger. And you start to think, What would I do if I set a curriculum for a school? God, how exciting that could be! But you can’t do it today. You’d …

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I Totally Just Tried to Scroll Up by Touching My Macbook Pro’s Screen. iPad Has Changed Me.

Many users, however, will have to add more memory …

Many users, however, will have to add more memory if they want to run Mac OS X: It requires a minimum of 128 MB of RAM, which is more than Apple included in most of its consumer models until recently. The operating system runs even better with twice as much memory. (Fortunately, RAM is at record low prices, with many vendors now offering 256-MB modules for $50 or less.) Ah, the good ole days…

No matter how old I get, New Comic Book Day will always be exciting.

Something you don’t expect to say while making waffles unless you are the parent of a 2 yr old (and perhaps a geek): “Please take the Google yoyo off of your neck. Now. Thank you.”

Just got my iPad case… The HardCandy StreetSkin (looks like a tire tread on the back… Awesome).

tumblr_l3g3twDB4X1qazgbz Testing audio recording of Tumblr app on the iPad…

So the question becomes… how can my students and I best use these things in my 8th grade Science course? Fun Summer brainstorming ahead. Of course, let me know your thoughts. Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad Arrived (by samharrelson)

thedailywhat: Meanwhile, At MIT of the Day: the MIT Science Fiction Society’s review of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight consists of this photo and nothing else. [reddit.] So so good.

Our Student Lab Notebook for next year’s Physical Science class. I should have our textbook fully done by the end of June (will be available on iTunes, LuLu and Scribd).

Flickr Says Thanks for All the Fish

It’s really not that big of a deal, but I’ve been a Pro member for the last three years… words like this lead me to think that maybe Yahoo isn’t putting that much long term investment in the Flickr service. Thanks, Flickr… Why only until June 1?We promised you access to your all time data, and we’re disappointed we’ve not been able to deliver on that. We’ve been trying for over a year to get …

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Huggies’ New Invention: Jean Diapers? – TIME NewsFeed It’s the end of the world as we know it… (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

As technological skills become synonymous with literacy, it is imperative that students learn to use emerging real-time technologies for research, experimentation, problem-solving, collaboration and creativity. Tech-savvy teachers are already taking advantage of these very technologies to build their own skills and lesson plans. The Real Time Web & K-12 Education – In and Out of the Classroom Amen.

Young digital natives are training their brains for technological expertise but are not developing neural networks that modulate the ability to maintain eye contact during a conversation, recognize non-verbal cues, and perceive and convey empathy. iHUMAN | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters

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